Shenzhen, China





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Be a part of a revolutionary change At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business, and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to improve the lives of a billion smokers worldwide. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and the space to move your career forward in new directions. It’s so rare in Electronics that everything aligns to create the ideal conditions for outstanding work. Right now, at PMI, that’s exactly what’s happening. Electronics is the driving force for our bold new vision: to replace cigarettes with scientifically substantiated alternative products. Join us and you’ll have the resources, support and technology you need to break new ground and see ideas come to life. You’ll be surrounded by some of the brightest experts in their fields, with fast access to right resources. If you’re creative, courageous and ready to take risks, you can make a huge impact and propel your career in an endless number of directions. Ultimately, you will be a part of our smoke-free future. You will be employed in Shenzhen, China. We are looking for a Senior Engineer – Reliability to plan and execute activities for Reliability testing as well as failure investigation activities on electronic products through the application of scientific or engineering skills and knowledge with special emphasis on product reliability. Key Accountabilities: Reliability testing • Develop reliability test plans, including climate environment, mechanical stresses, cycling tests, Accelerated Lifetime Tests (ALT), Highly Accelerated Life Test and Highly Accelerated Stress Screen (HALT/HASS), Ongoing Reliability Testing (ORT), burn-in and Environmental stress screening (ESS). • Strategically prioritize issues identified in ORT and drive corrective actions through deep Failure Analysis • Drive and manage standard methodologies and findings across manufacturing sites and suppliers to improve ORT/HASS/ESS efficiency • Research and strategically implement system->device->module->component reliability testing where possible to continuously improve field product reliability and reduce costs • Working with cross-functional teams to ensure component reliability and providing recommendations to improve design and test Reliability engineering: • Create and drive new reliability programs with the full suppliers’ ecosystem • Ensure reliability requirements are clearly expressed and exhaustive within Design Input Requirements and drive reliability activities • Use statistical life data analysis methods to analyze test results for reliability modelling • Liaise with cross-functional teams to ensure Design For Reliability (DFR) methodologies are understood and applied along the entire lifecycle process (reliability system modelling, degradation analysis, Physics of Failure, Root Cause analysis (RCA), dFMEA, FTA, FRACAS, etc.) Defect Management: • Act as subject matter experts in a timely manner to address any deficiencies or defects found during testing. • Participate in the defect tracking system meetings and ensure defects arising from reliability studies are investigated and root cause identified. • Liaise with operation team and external partners to ensure reliability CAPAs or improvement actions are implemented in timely manner. • May develop and recommend technical alternatives and design improvements. • Participate as SME in the creation of the fault tree for new products ensuring a smooth handover to quality and markets. Quality Management System (QMS): • Create/maintain Procedures (SOP) related to his/her functional area. • Assist in best practices (BEP) creation/maintenance. Laboratory operations: • Investigate appropriate new technologies for testing methods and lead the development and/or improvement projects • Liaise with external partners on the technical aspects relating to reliability. Who we’re looking for: • Master or Bachelor in Electrical / Mechanical / Material Science Engineering, Micro-engineering or Physics (proven track record in reliability testing) • Minimum 6-10 years’ experience in Reliability Testing and/or Quality Engineering or related field. • Experience in mechanical, electrical, material, chemical and climatic reliability testing of consumer electronics devices (shock/drop/vibration tests, environmental Test, ...) • Experience planning, implementing, executing and analyzing early derisking tests • Proven track record in statistical life data analysis, Design for Reliability (DFR) methodologies as well as (RPP) Reliability Programs Plans • Experience in safety and reliability assessment of battery operated hand-held consumer devices. • Experience in consumer product failure analysis (root cause analysis) and defect management of embedded electronic systems, ideally using a liquid/solid/gaseous consumable • Knowledge of industry test standards such as UL, IEC, and ISO... • Experience with local and international suppliers for delivery on quality and time Displaying the following traits would be an advantage: • Analytical and inquisitive mindset. • Ability to independently address technical problems where few precedents exist. • Ability to tailor technical message to various audience • Well developed interpersonal and communications skills essential for working in multi-functional teams. • Fluency in Mandarin would be an advantage • Fluency in spoken and written English is a must. Philip Morris International: Delivering a Smoke-Free Future Philip Morris International (PMI) is a leading international tobacco company engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, smoke-free products and associated electronic devices and accessories, and other nicotine-containing products in over 180 markets. PMI is building a future on a new category of smoke-free products that, while not risk-free, are a better choice than continuing to smoke. PMI's smoke-free product portfolio includes heated tobacco and nicotine-containing vapor products. For more information, see our PMI ( website. Our priority is to attract, support and keep with us diverse and unique individuals. Our global workforce of more than 73,500 people is one of our greatest strengths and the key to our success as a company. Our employees speak more than 80 languages and come from all corners of the world. PMI has been certified by the Top Employers Institute as a Global Top Employer for the fifth consecutive year. Representing 3 regional certifications: Europe, the Middle East, and Africa; in recognition of the high standards of excellence in our working environment and the exceptional development opportunities we offer. #LIjobs